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Breaking: SEC Investigating Tesla for Possible Securities Law Breach
Tesla

Breaking: SEC Investigating Tesla for Possible Securities Law Breach

Dow Jones cites source in developing story.
SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices
E-commerce

SEC Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices

The company has provided the SEC with information about its accounting for logistics unit as well as operating data from its Singles' Day shopping festival.
Lending Club Under Probe by U.S. Justice Dept, Receives Subpoena
Legal

Lending Club Under Probe by U.S. Justice Dept, Receives Subpoena

Monday's filing indicated that Lending Club had repurchased an additional $3.8 million in loans during the first quarter that did not meet investor criteria.
An Entrepreneur's Essential Guide to the New Wild West of Funding Opening on May 16
Ready To Launch

An Entrepreneur's Essential Guide to the New Wild West of Funding Opening on May 16

The new rules for equity crowdfunding will soon go into effect, giving entrepreneurs looking to start or grow their business a new way to access capital.
Catherine Clifford
Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet
investigation

Lending Club's CEO Resigns After Internal Probe, Shares Plummet

Three senior managers have also resigned or were fired in connection with the internal probe, the company said.
Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Under Investigation by Federal Prosecutors, SEC
Theranos

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Under Investigation by Federal Prosecutors, SEC

The FDA, two state departments of health and The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have also opened probes against the company.
The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals
Regulations

The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals

Unicorns are a problem for the SEC, and that's a big headache for Silicon Valley and the startup world.
Ray Hennessey
Amazon Resisting Efforts to Reveal Gender Pay Differences
Income Inequality

Amazon Resisting Efforts to Reveal Gender Pay Differences

The online retailer asked the SEC for permission to omit the issue from the annual ballot.
Only 1 in 3 Americans Have Heard of Equity Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

Only 1 in 3 Americans Have Heard of Equity Crowdfunding

But nearly three-quarters of Americans would consider making an investment in equity crowdfunding, according to a new survey.
Catherine Clifford
What the New Equity Crowdfunding Rules Mean for Entrepreneurs
Equity Crowdfunding

What the New Equity Crowdfunding Rules Mean for Entrepreneurs

Here are the answers to seven questions that business owners may have about this method of raising capital.
Kendall Almerico
The SEC Just Approved Rules Opening Up Equity Crowdfunding to the General Public In a 3-1 Vote
Equity Crowdfunding

The SEC Just Approved Rules Opening Up Equity Crowdfunding to the General Public In a 3-1 Vote

The new rules give entrepreneurs and small-business owners a new way to access capital to launch and grow their businesses.
Catherine Clifford
Equity Crowdfunding Rules Are Finally Coming to a Vote On Friday. Here's What You Need to Know.
Ready To Launch

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Are Finally Coming to a Vote On Friday. Here's What You Need to Know.

The Securities and Exchange Commission will consider long-awaited rules to set in motion the next generation of crowdfunding.
Catherine Clifford
4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO
Equity Crowdfunding

4 Things You Need to Know if You Hope to Raise $50 Million With a Regulation A+ Mini-IPO

Not surprisingly, few small businesses were ready for the requirement of the new law. Many are still trying to get these records in order and audits completed.
Kendall Almerico
Why the Recently Passed Law Allowing Mini IPOs May Not Benefit Your Business
Funding

Why the Recently Passed Law Allowing Mini IPOs May Not Benefit Your Business

The potential to raise $50 million from the 'crowd' is huge, but the costs in cash and time are high.
Kendall Almerico